Tag Archives: Awareness

A Dark Anniversary with Light

One year ago today, my boss gave me a punishing letter outlining all the concerns he had about me, all the ways I was not meeting his expectations. That moment, of taking it in, was one of the darkest of … Continue reading

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Healing at Work – Day 19

Work has been waking me up early in the mornings and it has been difficult to go back to sleep. With only 2 1/2 weeks left, there is still so much to do. I don’t feel anxious, I just see … Continue reading

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Healing at Work – Day 16

Saturday at the Abbey. Trust yourself. I found my way to the shrine – Our Lady of Guadalupe at the top of the hill, resting among the tall firs. Something happened. I didn’t write it down. I don’t remember. If … Continue reading

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Hen Mindfulness

Quietness teaches the gross person of myself the subtlety and spaciousness of solitude. Mindful breathing helps me enter in. Awareness helps me rest there. Like a fat red hen I peck at the ground of awareness. Her walking is a … Continue reading

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